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The Execution of Mary, Queen of Scots


Published 1895


From the Library of Congress website: Representing the beheading of Mary, Queen of Scots. A realistic reproduction of an historic scene. - http://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/r?ammem/papr:@filreq(@field(NUMBER+@band(edmp+4036))+@field(COLLID+edison))


Run time 18 sec
Producer Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
Audio/Visual silent, b/w

Reviews

Reviewer: ETiger - - September 29, 2011
Subject: First Ever Movie Special Effect!
This very short film depicts the first ever "stop trick" special effect. This is the effect Georges Melies would later discover a year later in Paris when his camera jammed up which later spawned numerous special effects techniques.
Reviewer: malscott - - May 23, 2011
Subject: boy these are fun to watch
whoa!!!!
Reviewer: pheret - - July 1, 2008
Subject: The Execution of Mary, Queen of Scots
eeeew is right lol! how the heck did he do that? unfortunately i dislike edison a LOT because he electrocuted an elephant.

but THIS film is fun fun fun!
Reviewer: Robin_1990 - - May 1, 2008
Subject: Eek!
Scary little film which is FUN!!
That's right, this film is FUN!!
Great special effects, epic plot, masterful suspense and an amazingly long lengh (17 seconds) makes this film FUN!
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